Katie Ashley, Senior Associate at JohnsonPossKirby Government Relations
Katie has been working on Capitol Hill and in other functions of state politics since 2007. She worked in the office of United States Senator Lamar Alexander, as well as the Office of Governor Bill Haslam.
During her tenure in Governor Haslam’s office, Katie was instrumental in the governor’s Drive to 55 Initiative, helping shepherd key legislation such as the Tennessee Promise and the FOCUS Act. While working as Director of Legislation, Katie advised the governor, his senior staff, and twenty-three state agencies on political strategy and legislative affairs.
Prior to joining the JohnsonPossKirby team, Katie worked as Senior Advisor of Government Affairs and Economic Development at Bradley Arant Boult Cummings, LLP. Katie graduated from the University of Tennessee at Martin in 2008. She continues to serve her alma mater as a member of the Advisory Board.